"Allen & Overy" shall mean Allen & Overy LLP, its Subsidiaries and/or any other partnerships, corporations, undertakings and entities which are authorised to practise using the name "Allen & Overy" as the context may require.
"Content" shall mean any text, software, database, format, graphic and written work and all other materials developed by, or on behalf of, us which are or form part of the Website;
"a partner, associate or other employee of Allen & Overy" shall mean a member, consultant or employee of Allen & Overy LLP, its Subsidiaries and/or a member, consultant or employee of any other partnerships, corporations, undertakings and entities which are authorised to practise using the name "Allen & Overy" as the context may require;
"Intellectual Property Rights" shall mean (i) copyright, patents, database rights and rights in trade marks, designs, know-how and confidential information (whether registered or not); (ii) applications for registration and the right to apply for registration for any of these rights; and (iii) all other intellectual property rights and equivalent or similar forms of protection existing anywhere in the world;
"User Data" shall mean any data relating to a data subject registered as a user of the Website;
"Website" shall mean the Allen & Overy Alumni Network website (www.allenovery.com/alumni) or such other address as may apply from time to time;
"we" "us" or "our" shall mean Allen & Overy LLP and its successors and assigns;
"you" or "your" shall mean a user of the Website;
2.1 The Website is provided by our service provider on behalf of Allen & Overy LLP of One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD, United Kingdom. Allen & Overy LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC306763 and registered office at One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD, United Kingdom. Allen & Overy LLP is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales, whose regulations can be found on their website at www.sra.org.uk. Allen & Overy LLP is registered for VAT purposes with VAT registration number GB 877 0850 89. A list of members of Allen & Overy LLP and of the non-members who are designated as partners and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office.
2.2 By accessing the Website, you agree that you will access its contents solely for your own private use.
2.5 All electronic links to the Website require our consent. Please e-mail requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2.6 We have no obligation to update the Website but we may do so from time to time.
2.7 You are responsible for use of the Website by any person using your password. You will ensure the confidentiality of your password and prevent any unauthorised person accessing the Website through the use of your password(s), or any other passwords.
2.8 If you know or suspect that an unauthorised person knows your password or passwords you will promptly notify us by email at email@example.com. In that event, we will cancel your existing password(s) and allocate you a new password(s).
2.9 You will comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements relating to your use of the Website. You will also comply with all reasonable instructions we give you relating to the Website.
2.10 You are responsible for all telecommunications charges relating to your use of the Website.
2.11 You must not use the Website to circulate, send or distribute any information or data that would be in contravention of any regulations or legislations including but not limited to regulations or legislation governing financial services, money laundering or anti-terrorism.
2.12 We reserve the right to update, modify, restrict access to or close this website at any time.
4.1 You will ensure that all material you send or upload to the Website (for instance, curriculum vitaes (CVs), e-mails, text, graphic files, still or moving images, or responses to any questionnaire available through the Website) ("Your Material") will be legal, decent, honest and truthful, complies with all laws and regulations, does not infringe the Intellectual Property Rights or other rights of us or any third party, is not defamatory, obscene, offensive, pornographic or otherwise objectionable, is free of bugs, worms, or viruses and is not fraudulent, false, unreliable or misleading.
4.2 If we consider that any part of Your Material does not comply with paragraph 4.1 above or otherwise exposes us to the risk of a claim or complaint by any third party, we may block access to any or all of the Website and remove any or all of the relevant part of Your Material. You will provide all reasonable assistance to us in this respect. To the extent reasonably practicable and appropriate to do so, we will notify you in advance of taking this action.
4.3 You will not use the Website to advertise or sell any goods or services to other Website users, except as expressly permitted on any part of the Website or by us in writing.
4.4 You will not publish any information or personal data in relation to any third party without their express prior consent.
4.5 When providing Your Material for the careers centre section of this Website you shall ensure that all Your Material is accurate and complies with all laws, regulations and policies (including internal policies) applicable to the advertising and recruitment in the organisation and jurisdiction where the employment is on offer.
You will not provide Your Material for the careers centre section unless authorised, including by your employer or other relevant organisation, to do so.
If you wish to respond to any advertisement for employment, please ensure you reply to the organisation as detailed in the advertisement. Responses or e-mails sent to Allen & Overy, other than for positions within Allen & Overy or secondment positions at clients of Allen & Overy where the advertisement requires the application to be made via Allen & Overy, will not be forwarded to the organisation advertising the employment.
4.6 You are solely responsible for Your Material.
No representation, warranty and/or condition, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, as to condition, satisfactory quality, performance, fitness for purpose or otherwise is given by us (or applicable) in respect of the Website or the Content and all such representations, warranties and/or conditions are excluded, except to the extent that their exclusion is prohibited by law.
6.2 Subject to paragraph 6.3:
(a) Our liability to you under or in connection with the Website, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise shall be to take such actions as are reasonably required at our sole and exclusive discretion in order to:
(i) remove or delete data entered in error; or
(ii) remove or delete data that is the subject of dispute; or
(iii) correct data entered in error.
(b) We will not be liable to you for any loss of profits, business or data or for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive or exemplary loss, liability or costs, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract or otherwise regardless of whether it was foreseeable or not.
(c) We will not be liable for any damage or loss that may be caused to any equipment or software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with the access or use of the Website, or the Content (including Your Material), nor will we be responsible or liable for any matter relating to you or any third parties accessing or using the Website.
6.4 Other than in relation to any marketing activity, if a partner, associate or other employee of Allen & Overy participates in the Website they do so in their personal capacity and not as a representative of Allen & Overy.
6.5 Nothing in the Website or the documents available through it constitutes legal or other professional advice. You should not rely on any information contained in the Website as if it were legal or other professional advice. Please see the wording in individual documents available through the website to the effect that their contents are for general guidance only and do not contain definitive advice.
(a) may be exercised as often as necessary;
(b) are cumulative and not exclusive of rights or remedies provided by law; and
(c) may be waived only in writing and specifically.Delay in the exercise or non-exercise of any such right is not a waiver of that right.